Definition of Recommence

1. Verb. Cause to start anew. "The enemy recommenced hostilities after a few days of quiet"

Generic synonyms: Begin, Commence, Lead Off, Start
Derivative terms: Recommencement



2. Verb. Begin again. "We recommenced his reading after a short nap"
Generic synonyms: Begin, Commence, Get, Get Down, Set About, Set Out, Start, Start Out
Derivative terms: Recommencement

Definition of Recommence

1. v. i. To commence or begin again.

2. v. t. To commence again or anew.

Definition of Recommence

1. Verb. to begin again ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recommence

1. commence [v -MENCED, -MENCING, -MENCES] - See also: commence

Lexicographical Neighbors of Recommence

recombined
recombineering
recombines
recombing
recombining
recombinogenic
recombobulate
recombobulation
recombs
recomfort
recomforted
recomforting
recomfortless
recomforts
recomforture
recommence (current term)
recommenced
recommencement
recommencements
recommences
recommencing
recommend
recommendable
recommendations
recommendative
recommendatives
recommendatory
recommended
recommender

Literary usage of Recommence

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Containing His Correspondence, and His by Alexander Hamilton (1851)
"... the opposition of Rhode Island already done so) to recommence the business in a new form, ia order that all the States might stand on an equal footing. ..."

2. History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap (1834)
"... theatre—Bankruptcy—Resort to painting miniatures— Success— Engage \viih TA Cooper—Asam recur to miniature painting—1813, recommence painting in oil ..."

3. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1794)
"... will be a good recommence for the lofs of the crown lands ; but in the cafe of the ... recommence ..."

4. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the by Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Bon-Joseph Dacier, Pierre Desrey (1867)
"THE GHENT MEN recommence THE WAR AGAINST THEIR LORD, AMD BURN HULST. A FRENCH HERALD ESCAPES FROM GHENT. THE two heralds and their interpreter returned from ..."

5. The Salzburgers and Their Descendants: Being the History of a Colony of by Philip A. Strobel (1855)
"... from their homes—Incidents of their journey—The city of Augsburg—Hospitalities extended to the Salzburgers—recommence their travels—Rev. ..."

6. Sketches of the Life and Correspondence of Nathanael Greene: Major General by William Johnson (1822)
"This chastisement kept them quiet for several years; nor did they again recommence their ravages until about the period of General Greene's arrival in ..."

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